Father, son airlifted after accidental gunshot in Caldwell County

MCMAHAN, TEXAS - A father and son were both airlifted to the hospital after the 11-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the upper torso with a handgun, the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office said Saturday.

Officials said the child was under direct supervision of his father while handing the gun and that the father also received an injury to his finger during the incident, which took place on family property near McMahan, Texas.

The extent to their injuries is unknown at this time, the sheriff's office said, and the case is under investigation by the CCSO's Criminal Investigation Division.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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